قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home / Business / Nonfarm payrolls bounce back in March with 196,000 gains

Nonfarm payrolls bounce back in March with 196,000 gains



The job gains were quite wide.

The health service led by 49,000 new workers, professional and technical services increased 34,000 and food and drink activities contributed 27,000. Construction increased by 16,000, but production lost 6,000 jobs.

The figures came one month after February's increase in the fall of just 20,000, which was revised up to 33,000 in the March report. January's large 311,000 increase was also pushed up to 312,000, leading to an average gain of 180,000 over the past three months. It remains solid below the average monthly gain of 233,000 for the entire 2018.

It was shown that there were 201

,000 fewer people who were employed, but with a decrease in the workforce by 224,000. Those not counted in the workforce increased by 369,000 to 95.6 million. Employee participation fell to 63%, down 0.2 percentage point to its lowest level since November.

The total employment level went down to 156.7 million while those counted as unemployed have also leaned over just over 6.2 million.


Source link